Eagles hire Darren Sproles, Brent Celek to personnel roles

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The Eagles announced some more hirings, including adding a pair of former players to jobs in the personnel department.

The team has hired former running back Darren Sproles and tight end Brent Celek as personnel consultants, joining former pass-rusher Connor Barwin’s previously reported addition as special assistant to the General Manager.

Sproles retired last December, after an injury plagued last few years. But he was a three-time Pro Bowler for the Eagles, and ranks fifth in league history in all-purpose yards, trailing only Jerry Rice, Brian Mitchell, Walter Payton, and Emmitt Smith.

Celek retired after the 2017 season. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Eagles.

The Eagles also announced the additions of Tom Hunkele as director of sports medicine, Ted Rath as director of sports performance, Jeremiah Washburn as director of player personnel/senior defensive assistant.

5 responses to “Eagles hire Darren Sproles, Brent Celek to personnel roles

  1. If anyone deserves a job on an NFL team it’s Sproles. Fifth all-time in all-purpose yards? I’m sure certain draft pundits said he didn’t have a chance in the NFL because he’s 5’6″. He was the kind of guy anyone could root for….and on top of that, he was darn good.

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